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    October 11, 2012
    6:00 - 7:00am EDT  

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>> greater than a two alarm house fire has claimed the lives of several small children. details are next. >> the orioles face a heartbreaking loss leaving their playoff hopes hanging in the balance. >> wbal tv 11. live, local, late breaking. >> thanks for joining us.
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>> let's check the current conditions. 46 at the airport. the dewpoints are only in the '40's. we will check the forecast going into the weekend. >> good morning. good morning, everyone. we have some early morning problems. everything has been cleared, including the absence we had a long 50. fort mchenry checking out. continuing to move fine on the harrisburg expressway. 63 making your way down toward mount carmel. if you want to travel on 95, we are at 55 miles an hour.
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continuing to move well down into howard county. same thing of the west side. there is a live look outside. an update from our camera. that checks out ok in both directions. we switch over the south of the beltway. continuing at this pace all the way into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are falling in developing story, an overnight fire. it claims the home of five -- lives of five people and injures others, including firefighters. >> this is as a few blocks of another recent fired tragedy?
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>> that fire happened about three weeks ago. that fire was deemed the result of a molotov cocktail. right now, firefighters have no indication that this fire has anything related in that nature. but they are trying to figure out is how five people died in this fire, including four small children. the cheese is joining us from the fire department. describe what firefighters faced when they arrived. >> when they arrived on the scene, they noticed a two story brick occupied in the dwelling with intense flames coming out of every window and door in the structure. they also noticed that one occupant, an adult man, was trying to save his life by jumping from a second-floor window. we also learned a baby was dropped outside the window to save the baby's life. >> is the baby ok? >> my understanding is that the child is well.
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>> but inside of the people were trapped. that is when firefighters rushed in. >> exactly. they took a hand line in to press the fire to get to the second floor. they got the second floor and one firefighter with through the second floor of the way down to the basement level on top of another fire fire. after they were rescued, they went to the second floor and find the westbound four kids in the adult woman, the grandmother, expired inside the home. >> it is no way to determine the cause of the fire at this point, right? >> yes. we are in the preliminary stages of this investigation. i learned the week of 1 to wait until daybreak when the lighting is better to -- learned that we are going to wait until daybreak when the lighting is better. >> it has been a busy night for you guys.
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he had another fired at 1:00 this morning. tell me about the fire. >> it was a basement fire. members of engine company 50 when inside with an attack line to attack the basement fire when the fire literally overtook them on the first floor. mayday was sounded and one of our fire linton's suffered second and third degree -- firefighter's suffered -- firefighters suffered second- degree burns to his face. >> thanks for joining us. we wish the best to your firefighters. as you can imagine, it is a terrific scene outside the building this morning. they did not want to speak to us, which is completely understandable. if they just lost five members
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of their family, including a grandmother and four children. that is the latest. >> for baltimore orioles fans, it was like deja vu all over again after a heartbreaking ninth inning loss. the orioles were two out away from taking two game lead. the birds were giving a one run lead with this blast from the yankee bullpen. the youngest player to hit a home run in american league postseason history. johnson has been lights out for most of the year. he once again falter. he gave up his long ball to the pinch hitter, who was hitting for alex rodriguez. three innings later, he does it again. he is pinch hitting here. it is another home run.
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the yankees go up and take the game on that wall of. that puts them up 2-1 in the divisional series. the orioles in a must win situation to keep their playoff hopes alive. >> it was a heartbreaking loss last night. there is no feeling of doom in the orioles' locker room. >> two of wood from having a 2-1 series lead over the yankees. gerardi makes a heartbreaking moves. >> that took me off guard. before anyone could even process the fact that a broad -- a-rod was on the bench, it was over. >> made a bad pitch. a lot going to my mind.
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like the ascent, just move past it and look both were to tomorrow the -- like the said, and just move past it and look forward to tomorrow. >> things happen. it is part of baseball. >> the orioles find themselves in a familiar place, with their backs against the wall. if they cannot take game 4, their season is over. they remain confident that they will get the job done. >> keith mills brings us more on the game in 11 sports. >> in other news this morning, police are searching for the man who attacked the 65-year old woman as she walked her dog. it happened around 7:30 p.m. tuesday evening. police say the man's face was
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covered. the suspect took off in a silver colored car with several other people inside. the victim was treated at baltimore washington medical center. >> fatigue the versatile officer -- the chief diversity officer signed a petition to support gay marriage. she has been put on administrative leave. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think school officials to be -- should be suspended for a side -- signed a petition in favor of same-sex marriage? >> the timeout is 6 club 09.
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-- 6:09. a teacher is minding his own business when he is blindsided by an attacker. it is caught on tape. find
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>> a live look outdoors right now where it is 50 degrees downtown. still pretty chilly downtown. it is even colder is we step out. behind me, the finish line for the running festival happening this saturday. a huge event in the city. it attacks the economy and a lot of charities here who are able to raise a lot of money. i am with a physical therapist for the international center for spinal cord injuries. this is the first time being a charity team with this running festival. you have in one of the largest groups of a single charity. that is something to be proud of. >> we are extremely site -- extremely excited. i am over the moon for the turnout we have had. >> what is really neat about your running group is that many of your patients are going from some sort of paralysis to being
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able to participate in this running festival. what an inspiration. >> we have 10 patients who are participating in various events. they have worked so hard and we are so proud of them and so excited. >> somebody will be doing the entire marathon in a wheelchair. >> his name is marshall. he is training at speeds of 20- 22 miles an hour. he may be one of the first ones to pass the finish line. >> how can to contribute? >> you can visit our web site. >> thank you. an incredible story. you are going to see a lot of those at the race this weekend. check of the weather. we are showing temperatures in the 40's. good for the runners because they warm up quickly. he will be moving into the 50's
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in the afternoon. wbal tv is your exclusive home for the running festival. coverage will begin saturday at 5:00 a.m. that is an inspirational story. people were paralyzed thinking they would never walk again. the only will they be walking and running, they will be hand- cranking in a wheelchair. >> that is an incredible story. we appreciate that. this is becoming a big thing around the country. the baltimore mayor don is right up there with boston, new york, and chicago. if you are heading up to new york for tonight game, it will be a nice night. tonight, it will be clear and cool. game time temperature around 60 degrees. it will drop off into the 50's
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toward the end of the game. weather should not be a problem for baseball in new york. the winds have shifted to the northwest. it will keep things on the cool side. we have mostly clear skies now. we will see mostly the best see plenty of sunshine. will turn out to be a decent day -- we will see plenty of sunshine. it will turn out to be a decent day. a little bit of the pool side, but plenty of sunshine. the high temperatures will range -- a little bit on the cool side. it will stay quiet and cool to the beginning of the weekend. only a high of 60 on saturday for the running festival. it will start out in the suburbs for temperatures in the 30's. our first frost of the season in the suburbs of baltimore in the morning. the time is 6:15.
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here is sarah. >> we are looking at a busy ride. some delays starting to form around the area. he was side looks good here at the i-70. traffic coming down toward the beltway. we are living in some delays here at fort mchenry. if you want to head in or out of cecil county, 65 miles per hour. it looks good on the highway if you want to take that as well. did you live view of traffic. traffic getting heavier by the minute. making your way over toward the west side. the state they look as we switch over to 95. the little bit of a delay southbound. same situation on 295 if that is where you plan to travel. that is the latest.
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>> taking a look that the of our top stories, authorities in colorado have found a body not far from where they have been searching for a missing 10 year- old girl. nobody has attended by the body as the 10 year-old girl who is missing. she was searched for sushi disappeared on the way home from school -- search for since she disappeared on the way home from school. a parking garage collapsed in miami. rescue crews spent 12 hours freeing a construction worker after the roof of a garage fell. the word holocaust the collapse. police have arrested a teenager suspected of -- no word on because -- the cause of the collapse. police have arrested a teenager suspected of sukkur punching a teacher. the teenager faces -- suspected
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of sucker punch in a teacher. he faces assault charges. >> in this morning close of consumer alert, good news for the u.s. housing market. foreclosure filings hit a five- year low. the number of filings fell 7% from august and 15% from september of last year. foreclosure has been steeped in places like california and texas. as you sit down for breakfast this morning, watch out for the breakfast cereal. some sobering news on breakfast safety. the cat -- kellogg is recalling mini wheat. bad food kills 3000 americans per year.
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food companies often hire their own inspectors and tell them what to look at. scrutiny from food overseas is also lacks. -- lax. the maryland index going out lower. makeovers getting a and changing its logo to look like this. the associated press says they have a more relaxing experience featuring cushy chairs. the restaurant is trying to fend of competition between chipotle and other restaurants. >> new logo? i am there. the time now is 6:08.
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the orioles find themselves in a do-or-die situation. we have more in sports. >> it is 6:20. here is a look at the maryland lottery numbers.
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>> insta-weather plus forecast
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and traffic together. >> let's check to see what is going on. possible lane closures near the beltway. looking pretty good on the web site where it is 47 miles per hour. 62 on the south bend harrisburg expressway. still moving pretty well on the north side of the beltway. the rest of the major roadways in the green at this hour. did you live few of traffic. outer loop traffic building once you get over toward the west side. that is the latest on traffic. >> good morning. it will be a quiet but cool day today. 41 in parkton.
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we are only going to make it into the low-60's this afternoon. we will check the forecast for the weekend when i come back in a few minutes. here iskeith mills. 11 stores with keith mills. >> it was like a plant in the stomach. the orioles two out from -- like a punch in the stomach. the orioles two out from reading the yankees. it was a windy night at yankee stadium. -- the oreos two house from beating the yankees. manny, his first post-season home run. it is 2-1. gonzales was outstanding last night. he left with a 2-1 lead when
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gerardi rolls the dice. a-rod with 647 home runs. ybanez keeps the game alive. a high fastball. 2.anez wins it 23- the yankees two away from a win. man, you talk about rebounding and coming back. the orioles will have to do that as they move forward tonight. enough of that. dallas features one of the game's best defensive players.
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the ravens defense impressed. >> he probably is one of the best. he is dangerous when he called for an impasse. all whole line will probably have a big test this week to try to practice for them. hopefully, we can do a good job trying to emulate him. >> good thing about the orioles is that they play again tonight. but the time is 6:27. it is 40 degrees at the airport. the fire raced through a baltimore home taking the lives of five, including four children. >> high stakes face-off. i will have more on why tonight vice president the debate is getting so much attention. >> the finish line for the baltimore running festival. thousands will be happy to see that on saturday.
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live, local, late breaking. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. >> let's get a quick look at the forecast. >> it will be a pretty nice day today. a little on the cool side. we will see plenty of sunshine. we will start out in the 40's this morning. a light jacket is in order. we will only make it up to 63. the average height is 68. we will let you know what to expect going into the weekend when we checked the seven-day in a few minutes. >> and tragic day in baltimore. five people dead. four of them children after a home goes up in flames. >> a tough line for firefighters. >> it really has been. for family -- a tough night for firefighters.
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>> this fire started at 2:00 in the morning in the dead of night. firefighters do not know if they furnaces to blame for this fire. it quickly spread. when firefighters arrived, they heard people screaming for help. there are reports that a man had jumped from the second floor. a baby was thrown out of the window to safety. he spoke to family members who were open about who perished in this fire. we will hear that right now. >> the babies are anywhere from 1, 5, 7, 3. my mother is 55. and one of my granddaughters, but she does not want to talk. she threw her baby out of the window and she jumped. she to her baby out of the window and she jumped out. >> the woman that he saw who was wrapped in a blanket -- i cannot
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believe she was speaking to us. one of the children who perished was her grandchild. the other woman speaking lost grandchildren and some nieces. these are family members who are still absolutely in shock right now that their loved ones are gone. as for the older woman who was speaking, her name is barbara hopkins. she says her son john ted first and is in the hospital being treated for injuries to -- percy says her husband jumps head -- she says her son jumped head first. he is at the hospital right now being treated for it back injuries. the police say they do not know what started this fire. could this be something in a nefarious nature year that caused this fire? we ask the question because about three weeks ago there was a 5 1/2 mile from here in which
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seven people were injured. the fire was the result of a molotov cocktail. firefighters say they do not know what caused this fire. the issue firefighters injured here. they are expended to be ok. in the southeast baltimore, another fire sent two firefighters to the hospital with serious injuries. we will give you an update on that coming up in 20 minutes. >> 11 news in hd continues now. completely switching gears now. the baltimore orioles had their backs to the wall. 11 news reporter is in the box. fans are keeping the faith. >> it was a tough night here at yankee stadium if you were an orioles fan. baltimore had the lead most of the game and lost it in the
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ninth inning. we talked to a bunch of orioles fans. they were excited to be here, but they left with long faces. they say they are down, but not out. >> it is not over. we are still in it. >> how the game goes tonight. agony of defeat. we will be here tomorrow. >> tomorrow is certainly another day. the orioles have to win the next two to move onto the next series. >> the pressure is now on the two vice president of can this to deliver for their party at debates tonight in kentucky. joe biden and paul ryan prepared to face off. >> paul ryan is hoping to keep the momentum going for the gop ticket even as joe biden aims to turn the tide after president
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obama's performance of the debate last week. after days of work, the stage is set for the vp debate at center college. >> joe biden has been on the stages before. it is my first time. but he cannot run from this president obama's indefensible record. >> ryan took a break from debate preparation to grab some ice cream. but smart guy. -- >> smart to die. i just fundamentally disagree with everything he has to say. >> they plan to lay out their differences on issues like foreign policy, taxes, and health care. >> we will hear a lot about medicare. it is an important issue for senior citizens. senior citizens are a key voting block in several swing states.
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>> those people who like watching debates like a nascar race waiting for one car to spin off the rails, odds are more likely that you will see by then or right into that then you are -- biden or ryan are more likely to do that than romney or obama. >> vice president the debates have not done much to sway voters either way. insta-weather futurecast and traffic pulse 11 together. >> will have an accident at liberty heights ave. watch for lane closures. we are looking at delays leading up to i-70. watch for some degree in rhode
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-- debris in the road. 31 on 295. delays developed in from 195 toward 100. the see what is going on out there on interstate 70. not bad coming out to the beltway. let's switch over to a lot deal of traffic. no problems to report that the moment. watch for the latest developing their. that is the latest on traffic poles 11. now a preview of the baltimore running festival. good morning. >> good morning. we are live at the finish line. a lot of people will be excited to see that as we get ready for the baltimore running festival. the only is this a big economic impact for the city, but also raising a lot of money for the charities.
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thank you for coming out this morning. you have a touching story of of what you are running in this weekend also race. race.ughter -- weekend's your daughter passed away in 2008. you are running to honor your daughter. >> absolutely. we want to get the awareness out that makes people donate money and fund the research to help find a cure. >> have 15 people running on team jessica this year. that is incredible. the foundation has 200 people who will be writing. how can people donate to your cause? -- the foundation has to lunge of people who will be running. >> i have a page. you can go to team jessica on that. hopefully, people will go to
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your web page and, to support you guys as you continue to honor your daughter and continue to bring -- hopefully, people will go to your web page and come out to support you guys as you continue to honor your daughter. it will quickly warmed up on the courts. we expect images to be near 60 degrees -- it will quickly warmed up on the course. more details on the race coming up in a few minutes. >> 46 degrees at dwi.
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>> in this morning's entertainment headlines, former nfl player and actor alex karas has died. he is best known for his role in the 1980's sit-com "webster." he also played comedic roles in films. he died wednesday morning after battling kidney disease, heart disease, demint said, and stomach cancer. he was 77 years -- dementia and
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stomach cancer. >> the bret michaels hospitality and music room was unveiled. in 2010, michaels came to the hospital after he threatened -- suffered a life-threatening stroke. he came back to in -- to undergo heart surgery. there are lots of guitars there. >> 6:40. still ahead, a look at this morning's top stories. >> if you are going to be heading into the city, and update coming up. >> we will take -- check the forecast for baseball in new york. coming up in just a second. a look outside. quist, cool. 50 downtow
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is question seven. >> welcome back to 11 news today. police force searching for a man who attacked a 65-year-old woman as she walks to her car. it happened around 730 tuesday night. the victim tells police the man's face was covered. she believes he was armed with a weapon. he made off with her purse and took off in a silver colored car with several other places inside. the victim was treated at baltimore medical center. police are searching for this man along with three others in connection with a home invasion. police believe he is one of four masked men who forced their way
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into an apartment. no one was injured, but the suspects were able to make out with money and property. the orioles carried a 1-1 lead game.onight's a pair of home runs from a pitch their -- pinch hitter dave the yankees the lead. -- gave the yankees the lead. first pitches a 7:30 p.m. >> >> insta-weather futurecast and traffic together. >> there is an accident toward 95 just pass nl kay. -- mlk. liberty highs avenue has an
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accident. delays may begin at 7954 on the west side. -- at 795 on the west side. but unlike many buildup of volume on the north side. jfx moving smoothly into town. that figure live view of traffic. at 395, you can see the accident. it looks like it has been cleared. perhaps they were able to pull away. looking a lot better now. we will switch over to a live view of traffic. southbound traffic away from us. still moving pretty well. no problems to report at fort mchenry. ava is previewing the baltimore running festival. good morning. >> so many good stories we are looking forward to.
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the running fast full raises a lot of money for charity. i am with the senior creative director for under armour, is the sponsor. you have a brand new issue with you, which you helped to design. >> this is our new spine an ovation. most runners want to have a lightweight, flexible shoes. they also need structure. we have combined and merged both worlds together. it is getting after the run in the once a little bit of everything. when you are doing that marathon or doing a 5 k, you can deliver and give you that stability. you will still be lights throughout the run. >> i can appreciate that. i need a lot of stability in my shoe. it is thus the your time to merge the two. light weight with some flexibility other technology -- it is great that you are trying
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to merge the two. >> we have combined our new technology, coal black. it is innovative technology that blocks the sun. >> people want to give back. it is a huge way to re -- raise money for charity. >> we have a lot of things going on. we have a win baltimore program giving back to local high schools. there is a lot going on and the running festival is part of that. >> 80 people will be debuting that brand new shoe in the race. the-maybe people -- maybe people will be debut in the brand new issue in the race. a lot of sunshine. the coal block technology will come in handy. >> there is not enough
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technology in the world to get me through a marathon unless it is an internal combustion engine. then maybe i can cruise through. >> should rope onto tom. >> he might be allowed to do it. it is going to be a chilly day. we have baseball tonight to talk about. the orioles are still in this thing. if you are holding tickets of getting of the train this morning going to new york, yesterday was running for most of the day in new york. it will be quiet by game time. temperatures will be around 59- 60 and then it will drift back into the 50's when the orioles are wrapping up the ninth inning. on the weather maps, we have a cold front. we should wind up with a decent day to day. the winds are coming out of the
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northwest, so it will be a little bit stunned the cool side. the average time is 68. it is obviously below the mark. very little cloud cover. due to sunrise. -- check out the sun rise. a few clouds will drop in this afternoon. between 60-65. sunrise officially at 7:13. it will stay quiet, but chilly. it will be dry tomorrow. 64 a hi on saturday. we will start in the 30's in the -- 64 a high on saturday. try on sunday and a little warmer at 67. >> time for a last look at our big stores. in northeast baltimore home is
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the scene of a deadly fire that claimed the lives of five people, four of them children. this is a tragic story. >> good morning. this fire started at about 2:00 this morning. this is located in northeast baltimore. according to fire officials, when they arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames. we talked to family members who say the ages of the victims are 1, 3, 5, 7, and a 55-year-old grandmother. they also talked about a man who jumped from the second floor, fenty and his head and a baby thrown out of the when the jews -- and a baby thrown out of the window to safety. >> this is not the only fire who sent -- that sent firefighters to the hospital. >> there was another fire
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wearability firefighters were seriously injured. it was a basement fire. the-another fire where firefighters were seriously injured. both firefighters are listed in serious condition. >> thank you. >> my prayers go out to the family. >> coming up, we will take a look at some of your answers to our water cooler question. >> and we will have weather and traffic together before you go out to start your day. out to start your day. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben.
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>> unfortunately, because of breaking news this morning, we ran out of time for our water cooler question. >> busy on the roads. we have a accident just pass liberty road. that will get worse before it gets better. 30 miles per hour cathy northeast outer loop. some delays forming on the bw parkway. heavy delays leading up to the accident. 95 also delayed. >> it is going to be quiet, but chilly today. the average is 68 and we will have a high of 63. >> thanks for joining us for a 11 news today. we are back for an update at 10:25. 10:25.
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